Male athletic trainer smiling with basketball court in background

    Phil Nickols, Athletic Trainer

    About This Provider

    Phil Nickols, MS, LAT, ATC, is an athletic trainer with Springfield Clinic. He cherishes the opportunity to build relationships and care for young athletes and the community. "Whether it be providing information/programs to help improve performance for healthy individuals or journeying through the return to play process following an injury, I enjoy getting to know and being a part of other people's stories," he says.

    Outside of work, Phil enjoys fishing, hunting, traveling and exploring new places with his family. He also enjoys playing "just about any game" (cards, ping pong, soccer, etc.).


    Primary Coverage

    Pleasant Plains High School, Pleasant Plains, IL

    Secondary Coverage

    Lutheran High School, Springfield, IL



    University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, WI


    Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL


    Champion Performance Specialist (C-PS)